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The Night Before in Downtown Lubbock: Rehearsal Dinner Venues

Downtown LBK • April 4, 2023

Looking to bring the history, liveliness, and elegance of Downtown Lubbock to your big day? 

If you're planning a wedding downtown, you probably have a lot on your plate already. But don't worry; we’re here to help you with one of the most special pre-wedding events: the rehearsal dinner.

The rehearsal dinner is a chance for you, your partner, and your closest family and friends to gather and run through the upcoming wedding ceremony. It's also a time to relax, unwind, and enjoy each other's company before the big day. Keep reading for six venues to host your special night.

The West Table Kitchen and Bar

1204 Broadway Avenue 

The West Table Kitchen and Bar is the perfect choice for those looking for a trendy, upscale space. With its chic decor, innovative menu, and extensive wine list, this restaurant is sure to impress your guests. Plus, the private dining room can accommodate up to 40 people, making it perfect for intimate gatherings. Found in the historic Pioneer Building, The West Table is guaranteed to bring an urban, sophisticated feel to the night before your big day!

The Brewery LBK

1204 Broadway Avenue

Going for a more casual vibe? The Brewery LBK is the place to be. Located in the same Pioneer Building lobby as The West Table, The Brewery is owned by the same local family and can be likened to West Table’s more easy-going, night-life-loving twin. This craft brewery and restaurant has a laid-back atmosphere and a menu of tasty pub fare. Plus, their private event space can accommodate up to 75 guests.

La Diosa Cellars

901 17th St.

La Diosa Cellars, a Spanish-inspired wine bar and restaurant, is the perfect rehearsal dinner spot with a cozy, intimate atmosphere that's perfect for small gatherings where you’re able to host up to 35 people. Plus, their extensive wine list and delicious tapas menu are sure to please everyone's palate. Transport your guests to the Spanish countryside with this one-of-a-kind, fresh space!

The Nicolett 

511 Broadway St.

Booking a rehearsal dinner at The Nicolett is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a warm, welcoming venue with high-end flair. The Nicolett is a family-owned and operated restaurant located on the corner of Broadway and I-27 in Lubbock’s downtown Business District. The multi-course menu features High Plains cuisine with a modern twist, using locally sourced ingredients to create delicious and flavorful dishes. The Nicolett also offers a private dining room that can accommodate up to 60 guests.

Burklee Hill Vineyards 

1109 Broadway St.

Burklee Hill Vineyards brings the “it factor” of an Instagram-worthy space paired with rich Downtown LBK history, as it calls the historic Kress Building home. Burklee Hill features a spacious private room that can accommodate up to 97 guests, so if you have a more sizable rehearsal dinner guest list, this is the venue for you. Guests can enjoy award-winning wines, along with a variety of hors d'oeuvres and entrees as they celebrate your upcoming wedding day!

McPherson Cellars 

1615 Texas Ave.

McPherson Cellars is located in a beautifully restored 1930s Coca-Cola bottling plant in the Depot District and features a modern, industrial-chic atmosphere. The venue offers several event spaces, including a private dining room that can accommodate up to 50 guests and a spacious courtyard available to host larger groups. Guests can enjoy a variety of McPherson Cellars' award-winning wines, along with delicious catering options that are tailored to fit individual tastes and preferences. With its trendy atmosphere, exceptional wines, and excellent food, McPherson Cellars is definitely a choice to consider.

No matter what your style, budget, and guest count are, there's a rehearsal dinner space in Downtown Lubbock perfect for your needs. So take a deep breath, relax, and enjoy the process of planning your special day. Good luck and congratulations from all of us at Downtown Lubbock!